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Section Board for 'Sustainability, Biodiversity and Conservation' (44)

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Prof. Dr. Iain J. Gordon
Section Editor-in-Chief
Fenner School for Environment and Society, Australian National University, Acton, ACT 2100, Australia
Central Queensland University, Townsville, Qld 4810, Australia
Land and Water, CSIRO, Qld 4810, Australia
James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen AB10 8QH, UK
Interests: conservation; biodiversity; agriculture; food security; climate change
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Prof. Dr. Richard A. Loyn

Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems, Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution, La Trobe University, 133 McCoy St, West Wodonga, VIC 3690, Australia
Interests: ecology of forests, fire, wetlands and rural landscapes; ecology of birds, mammals and their habitats; biodiversity conservation; use of wastewater for waterbird conservation; wildlife survey methods; sustainable use of forests and other resources; meeting the needs of people and wildlife
Dr. Paul E. Ouboter
National Zoological Collection of Suriname, Anton de Kom University, Tammenga, Suriname
Interests: biodiversity; conservation biology; ecology and evolution; taxonomy; species diversity; wildlife conservation; wildlife ecology; biodiversity monitoring; animal ecology; ecology
Prof. Dr. Anders P. Tøttrup
Deputy Museum Director and Head of Citizen Science, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5-7, DK-1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Interests: citizen science; biodiversity; nature management; species conservation; climate change biology; ecology; ornithology
Dr. Bryan Endress
College of Agricultural Sciences, OR State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Interests: applied ecology; community-based conservation; ecological restoration; biocultural resource management
Dr. Andrea Griffin
School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Interests: animal behaviour; animal cognition; wildlife management; biodiversity conservation; environmental psychology
Dr. Jean-Daniel Bontemps
IGN, Laboratory of Forest Inventory, 14 rue Girardet, 54000 Nancy, France
Interests: forest inventory; tree growth; climate change; modelling; forest policies
Dr. Francis Marsac
MARBEC, Institute of sustainable Research for Development (IRD), 34203 Sète, France
Interests: fisheries and ecological oceanography (biological responses to the marine environmental variability with emphasis on high seas pelagic ecosystems and tuna fisheries); tuna behavior and ecology; science to governance dialog (applied in tuna fisheries and seamounts conservation)
Dr. Mariacristina Villani
Botanical Garden, University of Padova, 35123 Padova, Italy
Interests: flora; habitat conservation; Natura 2000; phytosociology; plant communities; riparian vegetation; IAS
Dr. Sudhakar Reddy Chintala
Forest Biodiversity and Ecology Division, National Remote Sensing Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, Hyderabad, India
Interests: applying of remote sensing for biodiversity conservation; forest ecology; community ecology; landscape ecology; taxonomy; land use / land cover change; natural resource management
Dr. Susan Cheyne
School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
Interests: primates; large mammals; conservation; conservation education
Prof. Simon Foale
Social Sciences Academic Group, College of Arts, Society and Education, James Cook University, Douglas 4811, Australia
Interests: political ecology of small scale coastal fisheries; particularly in the Asia-Pacific region; indigenous knowledge and renewable resource management; small pelagic fisheries and food security
Dr. Tara Stoinski
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund
Interests: conservation biology; biodiversity; primatology; conservation psychology; socioeconomic aspects of conservation; community conservation
Dr. Nigel Anthony David Bourn
Butterfly Conservation (UK)
Interests: ecology and conservation of butterflies and moths
Dr. Serena Savoca
Departmant of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, University of Messina, V.le Stagno D'Alcontres 31, 98166 Messina (ME), Italy
Interests: ecology; marine ecology; marine pollution; coastal marine biodiversity; fish pathology
Dr. Rafael Sarda
National Agency of Research in Spain (CSIC)
Interests: Socio-ecologist. Developing research and applications in the frontier between social and ecological systems, how they work and interact, how to cope with present and emerging, local and global environ
Prof. emer. Jonas Åkerman
Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Interests: geomorphology; geocryology; Arctic and Subarctic ecosystems; climate change
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Cazzolla Gatti
1. Biological Institute of the Tomsk State University in Russia
2. Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Interests: biodiversity; conservation biology; environmental sustainability; ecology and evolution; behavioural ecology; global environmental protection
Dr. Jose Carlos Báez
Centro Oceanográfico de Málaga, Instituto Español de Oceanografía (Spain)
Interests: bycatch; climate variability; ecosystem approach; fisheries management
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Dr. María Pilar González-Hernández
Department of Crop Production and Projects of Engineering, University of Santiago de Compostela, Campus Terra, 27002 Lugo, Spain
Interests: forest ecology; grazing ecology; secondary metabolism (vascular plants, terpenoids, tannins); chemical ecology
Dr. Ans Vercammen
Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London
Interests: decision making; conservation attitudes and behaviour; behaviour change interventions; human health and wellbeing in relation to environmental change; conservation psychology; community-based conservation
Prof. Dr. Marc Hufty
Centre for International Environmental Studies, Graduate Institute ofInternational Studies(IUHEI), Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: conservation, biodiversity; environment, environmental policies, law, and economics; environmental history and the history of environmentalisms; governance, local and international; indigenous peoples; natural resources, extractive economies, commodities; civil society, social movements, trade unions, NGOs; social movements
Dr. Lene Buhl-Mortensen
Institute of Marine Research (IMR), Nordnesgt 50, 5817 Bergen, Norway
Interests: marine ecology; marine biodiversity; ecology; species diversity; biodiversity; community ecology; biodiversity & conservation; ecosystem ecology
Dr. Gioele Capillo
Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell'Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
Interests: biodiversity; environmental conservation; fish respiration; fish immunology; marine zoology; zoomorphology; aquaculture
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Dr. Eben Broadbent
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32603, USA
Interests: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); forest ecology; airborne sensors; GatorEye
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Dr. Eric Goberville
BOREA (Biology of Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems) Laboratory, Sorbonne University, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 61, Rue Buffon CP53, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: species distribution modelling; niche-based models; biodiversity; climate change; projections; biogeography; large-scale patterns; uncertainties; model accuracy
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Dr. Giulia Caneva
Department of Science, Università Degli Studi Roma Tre, Roma, Italy
Interests: plant ecology; vegetation; conservation; biodiversity; ethnobotany
Prof. Dr. Bruce W. Grant
Departments of Biology and Environmental Science and Sustainability, Widener University, 1 University Place, Chester, PA 19013, USA
Interests: ecology and biodiversity; conservation biology; Lepidoptera, Herpetofauna, ecological modeling; education for sustainability; urban ecosystems in MidAtlantic USA; tropical cloud forests in Latin America
Prof. Dr. Jim Lynch
Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: microbiology; sustainability management; soil; forestry; climate change
Prof. Dr. Ivo Machar
Department of Development and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, 17th Listopadu 12, 77146 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: applying of landscape ecological principles to forest biodiversity conservation; floodplain forest ecology and sustainable management
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Dr. Sara Magrini
Tuscia Germplasm Bank, Tuscia University, I:01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: conservation biology; plant ecology; seed/spore ecology and conservation; germination ecology; orchid conservation; fern and lycophyte conservation
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Prof. Dr. Jasmin Mantilla-Contreras
Department of Biology, University of Hildesheim, 31141 Hildesheim, Germany
Interests: biodiversity conservation; vegetation ecology; plant–animal interaction; nature conservation; restoration ecology; ecosystem management
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Meriggi
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia PV, Italy
Interests: wildlife ecology and management, zoology, conservation biology
Dr. Sharif Ahmed Mukul
Tropical Forest and People Research Centre, University of Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore, QLD 4558, Australia
Interests: biodiversity conservation; ecosystem functioning and processes; land-use/cover dynamics; forests; rural livelihoods; socio-economic aspects of forestry
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Prof. Dr. Gianni Pavan
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pavia, 27100 Pavia PV, Italy
Interests: bioacoustics; acoustic ecology; conservation biology; soundscapes; analysis and acoustic monitoring; marine mammals
Dr. Vilém Pechanec
Department of Geoinformatics, Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, 17th Listopadu 50, 771 46 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: environmental geoinformatics; landuse/landcover analyses; modelling of ecosystem services; spatial decision support system
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Dr. Javier Perez-Barberia
Game and Livestock Resources Unit, University of Castilla-La Mancha, IDR, IREC, Albacete, Spain
Interests: grazing ecology; evolution, management and impact on habitat; climate of ungulate species
Prof. Dr. Alan Randall
The Sustainability Institute, The Ohio State University, 3018 Smith Laboratory, 174 W. 18th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: sustainability criteria; weak sustainability; resilience; environmental economics; resource economics; valuation of environmental services; cost benefit analysis; integrated assessment modeling; environmental markets; conservation; restoration; biodiversity
Dr. Michelle Serapiglia
Department of Science and Mathematics, Alvernia University, 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607, USA
Interests: bioenergy; microbiology; biomass; forestry; plant/tree physiology; riparian buffers
Prof. Dr. Francisco S Tortosa
Department of Zoology, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
Interests: conservation biology; agroecosystems biodiversity; game biology; alien species introduction
Dr. Gera Troisi
Institute for Health, Environment and Societies (Health & Environmental Division), Brunel University London, Howell Building office 126, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge UB8 3PH, UK
Interests: ecotoxicology; life cycle assessment; environmental monitoring; environmental toxicology: biomonitoring; aquaculture
Dr. Michel Trommetter
Research Director INRAE (National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment). University Grenoble Alpes, UMR GAEL (Grenoble Applied Economic Laboratory), 38000 Grenoble, France
Interests: economics; biodiversity; biotechnology; innovation; risk; environmental regulations
Dr. Premachandra Wattage
School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Portsmouth, UK and Town & Country Planning, University of Moratuwa, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Interests: environmental economics; policy; environment valuation; natural resource management; agriculture environment trade-offs
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Svein Øivind Solberg
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Applied Ecology, Agricultural Sciences and Biotechnology, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, 2318 Hamar, Norway
Interests: biodiversity; phenotypic and genetic diversity; soil and plant interactions
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